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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1882 edition Excerpt ENGLAND RECOVERS London is not England and the fact was recognized by the patriotic men that now came to the front in the national councils of war Moreover the British Islands are difficult of subjugation for a reason which every student of the map will recognize at a glance Part of the manliest portion of the population lies in the north and to advance in hostile force northward for so great a distance as would be necessary to conuer the entire island would be no easy task for any foe As the days passed by this appeared plainer and plainer News came from abroad too that did not tend to sustain the once boisterous spirits of the French The gallant Sikhs Ghoorkas Punjabees and English were landed in Egypt under the command of an experienced general from India General Roberts who had routed the French army in the neighbourhood of Cairo and were driving the invader towards Alexandria with much rapidity The English fleet too had never uite lost by a happy piece of luck the command of the head of the Suez Canal and was coming through Then news came of a great naval fight just off Alexandria in which the old pluck of the British tar had as I serted itself and although a loss of a couple of English ironclads was chronicled the victory was with the Union Jack Ships of war were coming homewards too from the Atlantic and a very respectable fleet had been formed of the Channel and North American suadrons with which much execution at sea was done and by which Dover had been for several days incessantly bombarded While better still the sturdy Britons of the north and the north east had formed junction at York and a large force was now moving southwards to the relief of the two armies that had been cut off from


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    A lesser known example of Invasion Literature published in 1882 It's published as a protest against the planned Channel Tunnel of which the development was actually abandoned due to fears for British military safety In the book the French simply invaded England through the tunnel occupy London until they are defeated by General Sir Daniel Lysons to which the anonymous author seems to be sympathetic stating that Lyson was shelved due to petty jealousies at the top levels